FRITZ 6490 Cable Router Manual PDF (Setup & Configuration Guide)

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FRITZ!Box 6490 Cable
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and Operation
Installation
and Operation
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Table of Contents
Security and Handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Safety Instructions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Handling the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Conventions in the Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
1
The FRITZ!Box 6490 Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
2
Ports, Interfaces, Buttons and LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
2.1
Ports and Interfaces. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
2.2
Buttons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
2.3
Meaning of the LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
3
Before You Connect the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
3.1
Contents of the FRITZ!Box Package. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
3.2
Requirements for Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
4
Connecting the FRITZ!Box. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
4.1
Installing at the Cable Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
4.2
Connecting to Electrical Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
5
Connecting a Computer with a Network Cable . . . . . . . 19
5.1
Connecting to the Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
5.2
Connecting a Network Hub or Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
6
Connecting Computers with the FRITZ!Box over Wireless
LAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
6.1
Procedure for Establishing Secure Wireless LAN Connections . . . . 21
6.2
Establishing a Wireless LAN Connection Using WPS . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
6.3
Establishing a Wireless LAN Connection with a Network Key . . . . . 24
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7
The FRITZ!Box User Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
7.1
Opening the User Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
7.2
Overview: FRITZ!Box at a Glance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
7.3
Standard View and Advanced View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
8
Using System Functions of the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . 28
8.1
Diagnostics: Checking FRITZ!Box Functions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
8.2
Using Energy-Saving Functions of the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
8.3
Push Services: Notification Services of the FRITZ!Box. . . . . . . . . . . 31
8.4
Locking the Buttons on the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
8.5
Saving and Restoring the FRITZ!Box Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
9
Connecting Telephones and Other Terminal Devices . . 35
9.1
Connecting Analog Telephones and Terminal Devices . . . . . . . . . . 35
9.2
Connecting ISDN Telephones and ISDN Terminal Devices . . . . . . . 36
9.3
Registering FRITZ!Fon and Other Cordless (DECT) Telephones . . . . 37
9.4
Registering an iPhone or Android Smartphone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
9.5
Connecting an IP Telephone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
9.6
Connecting a Door Intercom System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
10
Configuring the FRITZ!Box for Telephone Calls . . . . . . . 40
10.1
Configuring Your Telephone Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
10.2
Configuring Phones and Other Terminal Devices in the FRITZ!Box . 40
11
Password Protection: Using FRITZ!Box Safely . . . . . . . . 42
11.1
Login with Password: FRITZ!Box Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
11.2
Using a FRITZ!Box Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
11.3
Using FRITZ!Box Users . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
11.4
Forgot Password—What to Do . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
11.5
“No login” Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
12
MyFRITZ!: Accessing the FRITZ!Box from Anywhere . . . 54
12.1
Configuring MyFRITZ! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
12.2
Using MyFRITZ!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
12.3
Security with MyFRITZ!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
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13
FRITZ!Box as an Internet Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
13.1
Parental Controls: Access Profiles for Internet Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
13.2
Port Forwarding: Making Computers Accessible from the Internet. 68
13.3
Dynamic DNS: Name instead of IP Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
13.4
Access from the Internet via HTTPS, FTP and FTPS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
13.5
Prioritization: Right of Way for Internet Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
13.6
VPN: Remote Access to the Home Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
13.7
Freely Selectable DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
13.8
DNSSEC: Security for DNS Queries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
13.9
IPv6: The New Internet Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
13.10
LISP: FRITZ!Box as a LISP Router. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
14
FRITZ!Box as a Wireless Access Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
14.1
Switching the Wireless Radio Network On and Off by Schedule. . . 85
14.2
Extending a Wireless LAN Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
14.3
Wireless LAN—Getting Technical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
15
FRITZ!Box as a Telephone System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
15.1
Telephone Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
15.2
Call List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
15.3
Answering Machine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
15.4
Fax Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
15.5
Call Diversion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
15.6
Dialing Rules for Outgoing Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
15.7
Blocking Telephone Numbers and Callers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
15.8
Do Not Disturb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
15.9
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
15.10
Baby Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
15.11
Making Telephone Calls with Convenience Functions. . . . . . . . . . 110
16
FRITZ!Box as a DECT Base Station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
16.1
Paging Cordless Telephones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
16.2
Registering a Cordless Telephone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
16.3
Deregistering a Cordless Telephone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
16.4
Enabling DECT Eco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
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17
FRITZ!Box Connects Network Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
17.1
Network Settings in the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
17.2
Obtaining an IP Address Automatically . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
18
Connecting USB Devices to the FRITZ!Box. . . . . . . . . . 127
18.1
Power Supply for USB Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
18.2
USB Devices on the FRITZ!Box. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
18.3
Using USB Devices Safely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128
18.4
Configuring Access Rights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128
18.5
Accessing USB Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129
18.6
Sharing a USB Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
19
Managing Memory with FRITZ!NAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
19.1
Requirements for FRITZ!NAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
19.2
Starting FRITZ!NAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
19.3
FRITZ!NAS Password Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
20
Assigning FRITZ!Box a Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137
21
Controlling Smart Home Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138
22
Configuring Internet Access for Guests . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
22.1
Wireless Guest Access: Private Hotspot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
22.2
Configuring Guest Access on the LAN 4 Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
23
Help in Case of Errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
23.1
The User Interface Does Not Open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
23.2
Cannot Establish a Wireless LAN Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
23.3
Wireless LAN Connection Interrupted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146
24
Configuring FRITZ!Box on the Telephone. . . . . . . . . . . 147
24.1
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
24.2
Do Not Disturb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
24.3
Call Diversion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
24.4
Switching the Wireless Network On and Off. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
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